Common STDs

Common STDs: Everything you need to know about chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, HIV, HPV, trichomoniasis & syphilis.

Gonorrhea - Everything you need to know

Gonorrhea is a sexual transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, 1 also known as gonococcus and which can infect a diverse group of mucosal surfaces, including the urethra,...

27 June 2021

HPV - Everything You Need to Know

What is HPV? Human papillomavirus, or HPV as it is commonly known is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US with approximately +79M Americans infected from HPV. [1]...

27 June 2021

Chlamydia - Everything You Need to Know

Written by Tommy Gonzales on May 21, 2020.  Medically reviewed by Dr. Andrea Pinto Lopez and republished in August 2021.  Chlamydia is very common STD that, according to the CDC,...

27 June 2021

HIV - Everything You need to know

What is HIV? HIV is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a virus (human immunodeficiency virus) that attacks the immune system of the body and which is transmitted from person...

26 June 2021

Syphilis - Everything You Need to Know

Syphilis has been around for a long time and is one of the most common and well-known sexual transmitted diseases. It’s most historically known for causing madness because the disease,...

22 June 2021

Hepatitis - Everything you need to know

Hepatitis are a family of viruses which can affect the liver causing its inflammation. What are the most common types of viral hepatitis? The most common types of Hepatitis are...

22 June 2021

Trichomoniasis - Everything you need to know

What is trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis (TV), which passes from an infected person to another during sex. The most common...

08 January 2021

Herpes - Everything you need to know

Written by Tommy Gonzales on May 21, 2020.  Medically reviewed by Dr. Andrea Pinto Lopez and republished in August 2021.  Of the more than 100 known herpesviruses at the moment,...

20 November 2020